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Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Bayard
Date: ca. 1644
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Medium: Oil on wood panel
Dimensions: Overall: 34 1/2 × 48 in. (87.6 × 121.9 cm)
Credit Line: Bequest of Cora Van Rensselaer Catlin
Object Number: 1915.7
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This double portrait depicts Anna Stuyvesant Bayard (ca. 1611-after 1654) and her husband Samuel (1610-ca. 1650) in a lush landscape in front of their home at Alphen-on-Rhine, Holland. After the death of her husband, Anna emigrated to New Amsterdam, then under the direction of her brother, Peter Stuyvesant.

Bibliography:

Olson, Roberta J. M. "A selection of European paintings and objects." The Magazine Antiques 167 (2005): 182-187.

Krohn, Deborah, Peter Miller, and Marybeth De Filippis, eds., "Dutch New York Between East and West: The World of Margrieta van Varick." New York: Bard Graduate Center, New-York Historical Society, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2009, p. 194-5

Exhibitions:

"European Paintings from the New York Historical Society," Middlebury College Museum of Art, Middlebury, VT, February-May, 1996.

"In Focus: Portrait and Small Paintings from the Society's Collections," New-York Historical Society, January 9, 2001-March 24, 2002.

"Dutch New York Between East and West: The World of Margarita van Varick," Bard Graduate Center, New York, NY, September 18, 2009-January 24, 2010.

"The Works: Salon Style at the New-York Historical Society," New-York Historical Society, June 20, 2014-February 8, 2015.